ARTA launches CARTARAVAN, simultaneous inspections in Iloilo City

16 June 2022 – Officials and personnel of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) headed to Iloilo City to launch its CARTARAVAN, a nationwide campaign that aims to boost public awareness on the agency’s ease of doing business and anti-red tape initiatives. Carrying the theme “Isang Bansa sa Tren ng Pagbabago,” the initiative aims to inspire.. read more

Statement of Officer-in-Charge and Undersecretary Ernesto V. Perez (Deputy Director General for Operations) on the preventive suspension of 5 ARTA officials

15 June 2022- My appointment as the Officer-in-Charge of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) was made “in order to ensure the continuous and effective delivery of public service.” These are the words of Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea. We see this order as an affirmation that Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business.. read more

Palace designates Usec. Ernesto Perez as ARTA OIC

10 June 2022 – Undersecretary Ernesto V. Perez, Deputy Director General for Operations of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), was appointed as Officer-in-Charge (OIC) by Executive Secretary Salvador C. Medialdea under authority of the President on Friday.   ARTA Usec. Perez will serve as OIC until 30 June 2022 “in order to ensure continuous and.. read more

ARTA-CIDG nets 3 fixers in back-to-back ops

2 June 2022 – Three fixers of driver’s license were nabbed in the back-to-back joint operations of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) on Tuesday morning. The operatives began entrapment at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Kawit, Cavite with no less than the official of the ARTA Southern.. read more

ARTA, New Zealand government mull establishment of Philippine Creative laboratories

31 May 2022 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) and members of the New Zealand government are mulling the establishment of creative laboratories in the Philippines. These will be inspired by New Zealand’s Creative HQ, the leading provider of structured innovation programs for startups, corporates, and government. Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica, ARTA Director General, reiterated.. read more

ARTA calls for one-strike policy against driving schools and companies involved in fixing

22 May 2022 – Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica, Director General of the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA), recommended the imposition of stricter regulation and one-strike policy for driving schools and private companies assisting fixers in their illegal activities. This, after a series entrapment operations and investigations, conducted by ARTA and the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and.. read more

Statement of Secretary Jeremiah Belgica on the launching of the Digital Innovation and Modernization of the Philippine Postal Corporation (PHLPost)

20 May 2022 – The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) congratulates the Philippine Postal Corporation on the successful launch of its Digital Innovation and Modernization. Indeed, this is consistent with our goal of streamlining and expediting government services, as embodied in Republic Act 11032, or the Ease of Doing Business and Government Services Act of 2018,.. read more

LTO Novaliches staff falls in ARTA entrapment ops

18 May 2022 – A releasing officer assigned at the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in Novaliches, Quezon City was arrested in a joint operation by the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) and Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (CIDG) for fixing activities on Tuesday. According to a report, the releasing officer was found to be offering her.. read more

Statement of ARTA Secretary Jeremiah B. Belgica on Executive Order No. 170 or the adoption of digital payments for government disbursements and collections

16 May 2022- We at the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) welcome President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s signing of Executive Order (EO) No. 170, series of 2022, which institutionalizes the adoption of digital payments for government disbursements and collections. Citing Republic Act No. 11032 or the Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of.. read more

ARTA unveils 1st regional office in Mindanao

4 May 2022– The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) unveiled its Eastern Mindanao regional office at the National Food Authority (NFA) Region XI at Sta. Ana Avenue in Davao City on Wednesday. New ARTA personnel also took their oath during the launch. With the new ARTA office and personnel, the Authority can further widen its reach.. read more


To our distinguished guests, our Vice President, Senior Vice President, Mr. Bien C. Mateo. Palakpakan po natin si Sir Bien. To our beloved former colleague po natin sa Office of the President, si former Usec. Queenie Dizon-Rodolfo, Ma’am. Nice to see you again. To ourconsultant for government office operations, Ma. Maria Luz C. Generoso, mabuhay.. read more

SM ARTA Action Center launched in SM Manila

26 April 2022 – The SM ARTA Action Center, another avenue where the public can file their red tape complaints and concerns, has been officially launched in SM Manila. The Action Center, made through a partnership between the Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) and SM Supermalls, was opened at the Government Service Express at the fifth.. read more